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Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 30 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Screened Lanai, Fenced for Privacy. Golf Cart Included.

Fantastic 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, professionally decorated, fully fenced for your privacy, villa located in the Whitney Villas section of the Village of Dunedin (Dun-Eden). Close to the new Brownwood Square and a short golf cart ride to Lake Sumter. One block from the community pool.

I have tried to think of everything needed to make your visit as pleasant as possible. The kitchen is fully stocked with all the necessities to make this home feel like your home away from home. From bakeware and small appliances to plates, wine glasses, and silverware, it is all here.

The living room has a comfortable couch, two plush end chairs, and a 50 inch LED TV with a preferred cable package.

The master bedroom is outfitted with a comfy king sized bed, 32 inch LED TV, remote controlled ceiling fan, and walk-in closet. The second bedroom has a queen sized bed, large closet, and remote controlled ceiling fan.

Also, we know that sometimes you just need to print out some directions, coupons or reservations, so we include a computer, printer, and 30 megabit wireless internet for your pleasure.

If you like to dine outside, we have included an outdoor dining set and bench for you to use in the screened in lanai, and a Char-Broil electric grill with apple wood smoking chips.

Lastly, I have fully stocked the home with everything you would need to enjoy your time vacation in comfort with paper goods, iron, ironing board, vacuum cleaner, laundry and dish supplies, Pickle Ball set, his and hers bicyles and a gas golf cart!

If you want to see the newer side of The Villages then this home is for you. It is only a short cart ride to the newest town square, Brownwood, the Manatee recreation center, the beautiful Eisenhower recreation center (which is something everyone needs to see; the military memorabilia housed in Eisenhower is amazing and inspiring), shopping at Pinellas Plaza and Colony Plaza (with a Publix and Winn Dixie), Evens Prairie Country Club, Bonifay Country Club, Belle Glade Country Club and numerous executive courses (with new ones being built right now); even better, the home is walking distance to two community pools with bocce, shuffleboard, horseshoes, and more! All 31 executive courses and 11 Championship courses can be reached by golf cart. With your temporary resident ID card you can play for free on any of the executive courses or pay a nominal fee for the championship courses.

All taxes, utilities, cable TV, internet, trash, lawn service and phone service are included.

Pet free so perfect for those who may have allergies.

The Villages is an active Senior Community for residents 55 yrs +.

More Details

Carol Santoro
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 3, 2018

About Carol Santoro

I'm a real estate broker in California that is looking forward to retiring in The Villages.

Carol Santoro purchased this villa in 2014

Why Carol Santoro chose Dunedin

I chose this property because of it's location. I have another property in the Village of Summerhill on the other side of The Villages. This property is newer and closer to the new golf courses, new recreation centers, and the new town square, Brownwood. The Villages is very large, so it's nice to have options when choosing a place to stay. Some people are villages aficionados and want to stay near the newer attractions to see what's new and exciting; others want to see and experience the older, more established areas.

What makes this villa unique

When I saw this home I knew that it would be a fantastic home for my guests. Many properties in The Villages are not fenced, which can make privacy a bit of an issue. This home, and all the villas for that matter, has a tall fence that surrounds the backyard for privacy. Additionally, the guest bedroom and bathroom can be partitioned off for a little interior privacy when family or a friend comes to visit. But what I also love about Zydeco is the openness of the floor plan. When you open the front door you are greeted with a good sized kitchen that overlooks the dining area and the family room. This is coupled with the vaulted ceilings which makes this home feel much larger than it is. When looking at properties I noticed many homes in The Villages felt so constrained by low ceilings.


Dunedin Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • We try and make your stay as comfortable as possible. To do so, we include quality bath towels, makeup mirrors, hair dryers, and we make sure to stock the home with toilet paper, bar soap, hand soap, paper towels, and a first aid kit.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Nice quality mattresses with extra pillows for your comfort. The Master bedroom has a large walkin closet and private bathroom. The guest bedroom and bathroom can be partitioned off (via a pocket door) to provide extra privacy.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews

Excellent stay!

  • 5 of 5

The property is a credit to owner Carol. Everything we needed was supplied in this lovely villa. We had a great time in the Villages meeting the people and utilising the facilities. We look forward to visiting again. Thanks Steve/Maddie.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay at my Villa and The Villages and hope you will return.
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Very nice place.

  • 4 of 5

Property is nicely located. Very well maintained.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very clean and comfortable. Convieneint location. Owner very responsive to questions.

  • 5 of 5

We couldn’t have asked for more!! Great stay!!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It is gratifying to hear that you were happy with my home and had a great stay. Carol
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From Tewksbury MA

Wonderful time

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here from October 1st through November 1st. Lovely decorated, and comfortable furniture, and especially comfortable bed. In this home, you want for nothing. We came prepared with foils, wraps, detergent, basic supplies, etc. We were pleasantly surprised that all that and much, much, more were provided! Home was immaculately clean and exceeded our expectations. Neighborhood pool only a minute away, by golf cart, which is included. Lovely neighborhood, with lots of friendly people. If you rent this, you won't be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It's my goal to provide a safe, well stocked and immaculate place as a base for my guests to enjoy their holiday. Come back soon.
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Corunna,On. Canada

Great time in The Villages Winter 2017

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here from Feb.1/17- Apr.30/17. We had a great time. Golf cart was very nice and had no problems. The villa had everything we needed and more. The computer and printer came in handy for printing hockey tickets and coupons when needed. The location is in a great spot, not that far from many golf courses, pools. rec. centers, grocery stores and of course Brownwood town square . The villa is well furnished and equipped. The cleaning service was a very appreciated extra amenity. Carol is a great lady to deal with and we look forward to renting from her in the near future.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you have enjoyed your stay. My cleaning people just love you and want to know if they can clone you! Your always welcome to return anytime and I look forward to hosting you again in 2019.
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The Villages has a huge range of activities plus golf galore!

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have been more comfortable! Great area...5 min via car from Brownwood Square...Brand new shopping Ctr also minutes away...driving range 10 min via golf cart...who could ask for more?

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You discovered the essence of The Villages. A place where you will never be lonely or inactive unless you choose to be. So glad you had a good time and please come back.
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Nearest Airport
61 Miles
Orlando Internation Airport
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Evans Prairie Country Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Evans Prairie Country Club
Nearest Beach
76 Miles

The Villages is considered 'The Disneyworld for Adults! With your optional Temporary ID (FREE and included) you can join in on all the activities at any of the Rec Centers throughout The Villages as well as enjoy FREE golf on any of the 33 (and growing) executive golf courses. Championship Golf (13 courses and growing) is available for a nominal fee. Enjoy a myriad of activities including pickle ball, tennis, shuffleboard, horseshoes, archery, crafts, bingo, swimming, exercise classes, card games and much more. With three beautiful town centers, enjoy shopping and dining as well as live music every night from 5PM to 9PM. Besides the town centers, there are shopping centers for your every need.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79

25% of monthly rental amount will be forfeited if cancellation within 90 days of rental month. Rental contract and golf cart usage agreement will need to be signed and returned prior to access information sent.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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